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Tickle Pink Inn

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our January visit was our second visit to the Tickle Pink Inn and once again it did not disappoint. This Inn is located right on the coast of Carmel, California and has simply stunning views of the ocean. On our first morning as we ate breakfast in the room we saw a pod of whales in the water from our...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing attention to detail with first class customer service! I knew from the very beginning that the Tickle Pink Inn was special but upon my arrival I was delighted to see they catered to our 25 Year Anniversary in many ways. The grounds are simple yet elegant, the front desk was attentive and detailed in their approach to our stay....

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This boutique beauty is more serene than larger hotels of equivalent prestige, with an impeccably astute, friendly, and accommodating staff. Long ago I had considered staying at the Hyatt next door, but the Tickle Pink is ensconced in a more favorable perch; and once you have experienced it, you couldn’t imagine staying anywhere else. You can still dine and drink...

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san diego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was spent in this extraordinary property. I had heard of this inn for years...and finally we made the effort to stay here over Christmas. Could not have been a more perfect choice for us...you feel totally welcome, totally enveloped in the warm spirit of the place as soon as you enter..nothing is too much trouble...I can be quite discerning and...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've reviewed The Tickle Pink before and have stayed numerous times over 20 years. I'm sitting on the deck as I write this. Fireplace going, Clear skies, 60 degrees, waves rocking and rolling. Perfect. The most beautiful meeting of land and sea in the world. Chatting with the staff they mentioned that one of the suites has conciderable booking pressure...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage. We have a few different room types, as well as suites. I agree, there is something very nice about each and every one of them. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a perfect hotel. Wonderful staff, perfect room, beautiful views from every room. Perfect place for a romantic getaway. Fantastic free breakfast each morning, newspaper delivered to you room every day, delicious cookies in the lobby each afternoon; movies on DVD that you can borrow from the front desk at no charge. They even loaned us a free umbrella to...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

So happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you for your anniversary.

Orange County, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ocean view balcony room with champagne was lovely as always. Enjoyable amenities abound. Wine/cheese in the afternoons, cookies in the lobby, breakfast with a view next to the fireplace. Staff is personable and competent which is appreciated. Love the inn and the area.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please come back for another visit soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner took me here for 3 nights. Tickle Pink Inn is one of the most romantic places I’ve ever stayed. The view from the room is breathtaking. We enjoyed bubbly in a Jacuzzi in room looking at the ocean. Sitting on a deck chair in the balcony was very nice too. The location is also perfect. It’s so close...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are in a great location in which to enjoy all of the local attractions. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

How can I not write about my fabulous stay? Only downer was checking out!! I lay in bed planning my next trip! Upgraded on arrival, bottle of champagne, jacuzzi, sunning on the balcony in December, wine and cheese (with gluten free options) at 5pm while watching sunset, delicious room service dinner while watching classic movies, breakfast delivered to my room...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that you were able to enjoy all that the Inn has to offer. We look forward to your return visit.

San Rafael, California, United States
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed in an ocean-view suite with a huge spa bathtub and a balcony with Adirondack-style lounge chairs. The view was spectacular. We were greeted with a bottle of Brut, four chocolates, and a rose. There is an outdoor hot tub, and the gardens are lovely. There was a cozy wine-and-cheese reception each evening and generous buffet-style breakfast each morning...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that we were able to provide you with a nice quite atmosphere in which to unwind and relax. Please think of us the next time you are in the area.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923-9601
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: €217 - €563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“Room 4 has a large balcony with stunning views!”
 of 5 bubbles acsaw2016, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“First floor was nice but I noticed the suits looked even more amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles Cruzhomes, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I imagine every room is spectacular with it's own charm, and you'll feel pampered no matter which one you choose, large or small.”
  • Suite 14
  • View from the sitting area at dusk
  • Clean, Classy, and Comfortable
  • No detail is overlooked for your comfort.
  • Very Cozy Bed and Gorgeous View
  • Rose, Champagne, Chocolates, Candles, & other Details
  • Looking towards the cove from suite 14 balcony.
  • Looking towards Point Lobos from my balcony, suite 14.
 of 5 bubbles 883marka, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“if possible splurge and get an ocean view...”
 of 5 bubbles kokosandiego, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on a fireplace room; very romantic.”
 of 5 bubbles 203RICHARDS, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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